We are your premier fishing charter guide in The Gulf of Mexico, Texas. With over 25 years of experience Captain Troy Smith specializes in Galveston Bay and Jetty fishing. Captain Troy is an expert in fishing and catching Flounder, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Shark Hunting, Crab Trapping, Snapper, Sheepshead, Drum, Bull Reds, Spanish Mackerel, Tarpon, Dolphin watching or whatever else is biting! We are located at the Galveston Yacht Basin at 715 N Holiday Dr, Galveston, TX 77550. We welcome all fishers young and old, men & women, small & corporate groups, especially our 1st timers who receive free fishing lessons! With Badlands Fishing we want you to remember “Every day is For Fishing” Book your next great fishing trip with us by calling us at 972-849-0690 or 972-768-3789 or by completing the information form.


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Where the Texas Coast begins.